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I wish all our onward trips were as easy as the last one from Trindade to Paraty! Just half an hour on the local bus and we were there. We'd pre-booked our room at Villaggio which is really handily located just 2 minutes from the bus station, down a nice quiet road that runs parallel with the main street. The breakfasts are really good (how is it …
... most beautiful beaches in the world. After sitting on buses for hours it was good to get active. We need to work on our Brazilian bootys! As we have been exploring the coast of Brazil we have met some fantastic people. One in particular comes to mind. A proud and extremely interesting man called Diego approached us at our hostel's bar one night in Paraty. First of all, bet you didn't know that Peru and Chile almost went to war? That certainly wasn't in the western ...
... The Intrepid Africa overland trip also cooked at campsites but offered activities to interact with locals. Dragoman use foreign leaders, most Brits, so we also don't get a 'home grown' experience and stories shared. The leaders have said time and time again, their job is purely to facilitate and drive. Any information they share is just as 'an extra'. The frustration of this is we have all come along way to find out about the country we are visiting and its people. There is none of ...
... him. He placed
his arm on a tree, put some fruit on his arm and then some monkeys
started to climbing down out of the trees to go onto his arm, take
the fruit and shoot back up the tree. They were very cool. They
were small like a squirrel and had a face like a lion. They were
gray and white and very friendly creatures. There was about 10-15
of them jumping through the trees. It was a great way to end the
... talked about `piscina natural´. Unfortunately this turned out to be a lot further away we expected - about 3km through mountainous jungle. I´d trodden on a barnacle during the kayaking expedition and cut the bottom of my right foot, which then opened up on the trek. Things then got worse when my right flip flop broke with about a kilometer to go. Our friend, Sean came to my rescue and lent me his and we finally got to the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPousada Villaggio Paraty
Wonderful oasis! Lovely spacious, clean rooms, amazing breakfast, helpful staff and the bonus of a small pool too.
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